List/Grid Tag Archives: Skype

Microsoft To Introduce Web-Based Outlook; Brian Hall Comments

Microsoft To Introduce Web-Based Outlook; Brian Hall Comments

Microsoft Corp. will introduce a free and web-based email portal under the Outlook brand, Bloomberg reports. Microsoft’s Windows group general manager Brian Hall said Hotmail will likely be phased out in… Read more »

Microsoft Completes $8.5B Skype Acquisition, Welcomes New Team

Microsoft Completes $8.5B Skype Acquisition, Welcomes New Team

Skype will become a business unit of Microsoft Corp. after the board of directors of each company agreed on the terms of an $8.5 billion acquisition. Microsoft said the move will accelerate… Read more »

European Union Signs Off on Microsoft Purchase of Skype

European Union Signs Off on Microsoft Purchase of Skype

The European Union approved Microsoft’s $8.5 billion purchase of online phone company Skype. The EU’s approval is thought to be the final hurdle in finalizing the deal. There had been opposition… Read more »

Nokia Developer Forums Hit By Cyberattack

Nokia Developer Forums Hit By Cyberattack

Nokia has suspended its developer forum website after it discovered a recent attack that resulted in members’ data being compromised. The database tapped by hackers included  member e-mail addresses and,… Read more »

Hacker Cracks Skype to 'Become Famous'

Hacker Cracks Skype to 'Become Famous'

A Russian self-proclaimed “freelance researcher” claims to have reverse-engineered part of Skype’s code to make the program an open source and then released the code online, the San Francisco Chronicle… Read more »

Skype's Encryption Technology Reverse Engineered

Skype's Encryption Technology Reverse Engineered

A group of crytoanalysts have published what they claim is the Skype encryption algorithm. The group, led by Sean O’Neil, claim to have successfully reverse engineered the RC4 cipher, an… Read more »

Primus Puts Its Money on VoIP Expansion

Primus Puts Its Money on VoIP Expansion

We’ve heard plenty of bad news lately from the world of VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol). First, there was the SunRocket debacle, where thousands of customers had to scramble to… Read more »

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